Saturday, August 18

Dina LaPolt, UCLA Extension lecturer, teaches a course to help students learn how to land record deals and publish, license and copyright music in the industry. (Sihui Song/Daily Bruin)

Entertainment lawyer explores dynamic industry in music industry class

Dodd 161 is less like a UCLA classroom and more like a performance hall on Tuesday nights. But instead of being mesmerized by the voices of today’s top musicians, students are immersed in Dina LaPolt’s lectures about the music industry. Read more...

Photo: Dina LaPolt, UCLA Extension lecturer, teaches a course to help students learn how to land record deals and publish, license and copyright music in the industry. (Sihui Song/Daily Bruin)

Dina LaPolt, UCLA Extension lecturer, teaches a course to help students learn how to land record deals and publish, license and copyright music in the industry. (Sihui Song/Daily Bruin)


Texas-derived duo Zach Chance and Jonathan Clay, known collectively as Jamestown Revival, brought Americana music to the El Rey Theatre on Thursday night as part of the band's The Wandering Man Tour. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

Concert review: Jamestown Revival at the El Rey Theatre

Members of Jamestown Revival exuded a cool western spirit, dressed in jeans, button-up shirts and leather boots. Pianist Zach Chance wore a brimmed hat and guitarist Jonathan Clay a tan vest, bringing a folk energy to the El Rey Theatre on Thursday. Read more...

Photo: Texas-derived duo Zach Chance and Jonathan Clay, known collectively as Jamestown Revival, brought Americana music to the El Rey Theatre on Thursday night as part of the band's The Wandering Man Tour. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

Texas-derived duo Zach Chance and Jonathan Clay, known collectively as Jamestown Revival, brought Americana music to the El Rey Theatre on Thursday night as part of the band's The Wandering Man Tour. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

Taylor Swift's fashion looks have transitioned from cowboy boots and dresses to crop tops and sleek bangs. However, her red lips have been a constant presence in her wardrobe throughout multiple album eras. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Taylor Swift’s fashion evolution

In 10 years Taylor Swift has evolved not only as a singer but also as a fashion icon. She began as a curly-haired girl at the age of “Fifteen,” grew into her chic look when she was “22” and now shows off her designer “Style” on the red carpet. Read more...

Photo: Taylor Swift's fashion looks have transitioned from cowboy boots and dresses to crop tops and sleek bangs. However, her red lips have been a constant presence in her wardrobe throughout multiple album eras. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Taylor Swift's fashion looks have transitioned from cowboy boots and dresses to crop tops and sleek bangs. However, her red lips have been a constant presence in her wardrobe throughout multiple album eras. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Country artist Brad Paisley balanced his UCLA concert set with upbeat songs about letting loose with commentary about taking academics seriously. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

Concert review: Brad Paisley turns LA Tennis Center into ‘Country Nation’

Brad Paisley’s Friday night concert made Southern California just a little more southern — and for that, country fans rejoiced. The three-time Grammy Award-winning musician drew country music fans and newbies to the Los Angeles Tennis Center, bringing the UCLA community together with his personable songs and honest, humorous commentary. Read more...

Photo: Country artist Brad Paisley balanced his UCLA concert set with upbeat songs about letting loose with commentary about taking academics seriously. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

Country artist Brad Paisley balanced his UCLA concert set with upbeat songs about letting loose with commentary about taking academics seriously. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

Alumni Evan Bartoletti and Lisa Lechuga form design company Lechetti Designs. Their latest project together involved designing sets and puppets for the show "Voices Carry," an interdisciplinary production involving dance, abstract puppetry, music and performance art in Downtown Los Angeles. (Courtesy of Silvia Spross)

Alum couple weaves set for dance, puppet show ‘Strings Attached’

Set and prop designers Lisa Lechuga and Evan Bartoletti spent the past three years pulling strings to bring their latest piece to life. Alumni Lechuga and Bartoletti founded Lechetti Art & Design, a scenic design company that specializes in creating sets for theater and live events. Read more...

Photo: Alumni Evan Bartoletti and Lisa Lechuga form design company Lechetti Designs. Their latest project together involved designing sets and puppets for the show "Voices Carry," an interdisciplinary production involving dance, abstract puppetry, music and performance art in Downtown Los Angeles. (Courtesy of Silvia Spross)

Alumni Evan Bartoletti and Lisa Lechuga form design company Lechetti Designs. Their latest project together involved designing sets and puppets for the show "Voices Carry," an interdisciplinary production involving dance, abstract puppetry, music and performance art in Downtown Los Angeles. (Courtesy of Silvia Spross)

Television and theater actor Michael Emerson, who first portrayed Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart two decades ago, will now act as Antonio Salieri for the same play "Amadeus" this weekend at UCLA's James Bridges Theater. (Courtesy of Jean-Claude Vorgeack)

Q&A: Michael Emerson discusses acting as jealous composer in play ‘Amadeus’

The name Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is familiar to many. That of Antonio Salieri is not always as easily recognizable. But many people can identify the actor playing Salieri in L.A. Read more...

Photo: Television and theater actor Michael Emerson, who first portrayed Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart two decades ago, will now act as Antonio Salieri for the same play "Amadeus" this weekend at UCLA's James Bridges Theater. (Courtesy of Jean-Claude Vorgeack)

Television and theater actor Michael Emerson, who first portrayed Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart two decades ago, will now act as Antonio Salieri for the same play "Amadeus" this weekend at UCLA's James Bridges Theater. (Courtesy of Jean-Claude Vorgeack)